What you need to know about the global resolution on sustainable lake management

Source - UN Environment Programme - Across the world, freshwater and salt lakes are coming under increasing pressure from a combination of land use change, pollution from fertilizer run-off and industrial effluent, and rising temperatures. Many lakes are shrinking, adversely affecting people, l...

MINIMAX Competition: discover the four winning solutions that transform water and climate action

Source - Global Water Partnership - Imagine that you are in a future where the negative impacts of hydroclimatic extremes are a common denominator. You start asking yourself: do I have a solution that drives water and climate action? And then you realise that those solutions are already out the...

New FAO guidelines on calculating agriculture water use efficiency

Source - UN Water - A new publication, "Guidelines for the calculation of the agriculture water use efficiency for global reporting", by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is now available. These guidelines are intended to assist countries in understanding and com...

Assessment of large-scale seasonal river morphological changes in Ayeyarwady River using optical remote sensing data

Source - SEI - by Thanapon Piman, Senior Research Fellow SEI Asia - Dhyey Bhatpuria, Research Associate SEI Asia - Theara Tha, Research Associate SEI Asia - The web-based monitoring system simplifies the application of freely available remote sensing data over the large spat...

Asia Water Forum 2022

Source - Asian Development Bank - Asia and the Pacific continues to be a fast-growing and dynamic region. The overall trend for urbanization will see an estimated 2.5 billion people or 55% of the population living in urban areas by 2030. However, almost 500 million people in the region still do...

Workshop: Regional Marketplace of Solutions to address the connections between water, sanitation, hygiene and climate building towards COP27

Source - Sanitation and Water for All - SWA Secretariat and the SWA Private Sector Constituency are convening a series of regional workshops to present an opportunity for dialogue on water, sanitation, and hygiene and climate between government, private sector, and other development stakeholder...

Youth Vision for Water on the road to UN 2023 Water Conference

Source - UN Water - The World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) has developed a 'Youth Vision for Water', encapsulating the change the Parliament wants to see before, during and after the UN 2023 Water Conference, to be held in March next year. At the 5th General Assembly of WYPW in Dakar, Sene...

1.2 billion-year-old groundwater is some of the oldest on Earth

Source - LIVESCIENCE - by Jennifer Nalewicki, Live Science contributor - The abundance of hydrogen and helium make it a possible energy source. Groundwater that was recently discovered deep underground in a mine in South Africa is estimated to be 1.2 billion years old. Researchers sus...

How plastic is fuelling a hidden climate crisis in Southeast Asia

Source - The Third Pole - by Lou Del Bello - From production to disposal, plastic emits huge amounts of greenhouse gas. Plastic waste may even be interfering with the ocean's ability to absorb carbon. With sea level rise and ecological collapse threatening its environment and the very exis...

GEMS/Water: A 50 year History

Source - UN Environment Programme - This document presents the mission, activities and achievements of GEMS/Water during its 50 years history, summarizing reports and studies published at international level and by institutions and scientists in participating countries. It also looks ahead to s...

What is loss and damage, and what does it mean for South Asia?

Source - The Third Pole - by Shalinee Kumari - Countries in South Asia face immense and irreversible losses from the impacts of climate change. But so far, support from developed countries is lacking. The effects of climate change are already being felt across the world. As temperatures co...

Water Tech Spotlight: the latest technology developments in the water industry

Source - International Water Association - by Chunyang (Sophie) Su, Intelligence Senior Officer | China - Tech solutions and innovations are the mainstays towards a water-wise world. Water Tech Spotlight is a monthly blog that aims to highlight worldwide the latest technology developments ...

Advancements in Microbiological Safety for Potable Water Reuse

Original Source : International Water Association - This webinar will attract a global audience with an interest in learning about how to validate microbiological water safety in water reuse. Description  The webinar is co-hosted by the IWA Specialist Groups on Water Reuse and Health-Relat...

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Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) Training

On the 28th of June, Stockholm Environment Institute Asia Center (SEI Asia) hosted and organized an online training on Water Evaluation and Planning System (WEAP) with funding support of the Swedish Government through SEI Rapid Response Fund.  WEAP is a tool designed for integrated water resour...

Water Utility Financing (Self-paced)

The World Bank Water Global Practice, with support from the Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership (GWSP), the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) and the Open Learning Campus, turned a time-tested workshop on Water Utility Financing into a free self-paced online cour...

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